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Art Zone


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Beginning a new, ten-part weekly strand that explores and explains the arts. Ends 10.30pm. See Choice.
Editor Peter Maniura

A new live discussion programme reflecting the current arts scene in Britain. Presenter Mark Lawson is joined by poet and critic Tom Paulin, author Robert Harris and actress and author Meera Syal to discuss the new Michael Caine film The Cider House Rules and the latest novel from Booker Prize winner Kazuo Ishiguro.
Series producer Mark Bell ; Executive producer Mary Sackville-West (S) (W)
You are now entering the Art Zone: Mark Lawson on TV arts, p28 Audio: Mark Lawson reviews the latest releases, page 55

8.00 How Proust Can Change Your Life
A drama-documentary portrait of the early-20th-century French author Marcel Proust, based on Alain de Botton's updated analysis of his work as a modern-day self-help guide. Ralph Fiennes plays Proust, with Phyllida Law and Donald Sinden as his contemporaries, while commentators including de Botton, Louis de Bernieres and Doris Lessing explain their enthusiasm for his work. Narrated by Felicity Kendal.
Director/Producer Peter Bevan (S) (W)

9.00 Picasso Days
A French documentary charting the life of the Spanish artist Pablo Picasso through the events of 13 significant days of his life, including his marriage to Olga Kokhlova, the birth of his daughter, the bombing of Guernica and the death of Stalin. Archive footage of Picasso, his lover Franpoise Gilot, writer Jean Cocteau, photographer Brassat and critic Pierre Daix is accompanied by new interviews with Picasso's daughter Maya and son Claude. Director Pierre Philippe (S) (W)


Editor: Peter Maniura
Presenter: Mark Lawson
Unknown: Tom Paulin
Unknown: Robert Harris
Unknown: Meera Syal
Unknown: Michael Caine
Unknown: Kazuo Ishiguro.
Producer: Mark Bell
Producer: Mary Sackville-West
Unknown: Mark Lawson
Unknown: Mark Lawson
Unknown: Marcel Proust
Unknown: Ralph Fiennes
Unknown: Phyllida Law
Unknown: Donald Sinden
Unknown: Doris Lessing
Unknown: Felicity Kendal.
Producer: Peter Bevan
Artist: Pablo Picasso
Unknown: Olga Kokhlova
Unknown: Franpoise Gilot
Unknown: Jean Cocteau
Unknown: Pierre Daix
Director: Pierre Philippe

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